As was reported by Wired, researchers at the Beijing-based security firm Qihoo 360 were able to unlock and start cars using a pair of gadgets they created with just $22 worth of materials, making it ridiculously easy for a thief to steal your car. If you own one of these 10 cars, it is much more likely to get stolen.
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Former Green Beret Sgt. Major Karl Erickson says that he carries his phone in a signal-proof case. “From my experience in the military, I know how easy it is for a bad guy to slip next to you while you’re standing on line at Starbucks and, in just a few seconds, clone your phone and know everything on it, including the credit card number you’re using to buy that latte.”
Home Wi-Fi routers
It’s not hard to imagine how much damage can be done via a hacked router, says Andrew Newman, CEO and founder of Reason Software Company. “Wi-Fi can lead to Google account access or identify theft. Depending on how ‘smart’ your home is, it can pose a real danger, like disclosing information about your family’s activities, and granting physical access to your house or car.” Read all about the major Wi-Fi network that came under cyberattack.